APPENDIX F
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AA

antiair

AAV

amphibious assault vehicle

AAAV

advanced amphibious assault vehicle

AAW

antiair warfare

ABS

assault breaching system

ACTD

advanced concept technology demonstration

ADS

advanced deployable system

ALMDS

airborne laser mine detection system

AMCM

airborne mine countermeasures

AMDS

advanced mine detection system

AMNS

airborne mine neutralization system

AOR

area of responsibility

AOSS

Autonomous Off-Board Surveillance Sensor (program)

AP

antipersonnel (mine)

ARG

amphibious ready group

AROSS

airborne remote optical spotlight system

ASDS

advanced SEAL delivery system

ASN (RDA)

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition

ASTAMIDS

airborne standoff minefield detection system

ASUW

antisurface warfare

ASW

antisubmarine warfare

AT

antitank (mine)

ATD

advanced technology demonstration

ATF

amphibious task force

ATO

air tasking order



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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces APPENDIX F Acronyms and Abbreviations AA antiair AAV amphibious assault vehicle AAAV advanced amphibious assault vehicle AAW antiair warfare ABS assault breaching system ACTD advanced concept technology demonstration ADS advanced deployable system ALMDS airborne laser mine detection system AMCM airborne mine countermeasures AMDS advanced mine detection system AMNS airborne mine neutralization system AOR area of responsibility AOSS Autonomous Off-Board Surveillance Sensor (program) AP antipersonnel (mine) ARG amphibious ready group AROSS airborne remote optical spotlight system ASDS advanced SEAL delivery system ASN (RDA) Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition ASTAMIDS airborne standoff minefield detection system ASUW antisurface warfare ASW antisubmarine warfare AT antitank (mine) ATD advanced technology demonstration ATF amphibious task force ATO air tasking order

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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces BEZ beach exit zone BLT battalion landing team C2 command and control C4I command, control, communications, computing, and intelligence C4ISR command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance CAD/CAC computer-aided detection/computer-aided classification CAPTOR encapsulated torpedo CATF commander, amphibious task force CEP circular error probable CINC commander in chief CJTF commander, joint task force CLDG closed-loop degaussing system CLF commander, landing force CLZ craft landing zone CMC Commandant of the Marine Corps CMCO countermine and counterobstacle CMR clandestine mine reconnaissance CMR/CS clandestine mine reconnaissance and countermeasures system CMW countermine warfare CNO Chief of Naval Operations COBRA coastal battlefield reconnaissance and analysis COMNAVCENT Commander, Navy Central Command CONOPS concept of operations CONUS continental United States COTS commercial off-the-shelf CRD capstone requirements document CRW continuous rod warhead CVBG carrier battle group CVN aircraft carrier, nuclear powered CZ craft zone DADS deployable autonomous distributed system DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DASN deputy assistant secretary of the Navy DBS digital broadband sonar DDG guided missile destroyer DET distributed explosive technology DRM design reference mission DST Destructor (mine)

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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces EN enhanced neutralization EOD explosive ordnance disposal EODMU explosive ordnance disposal mobile unit EOID electro-optical identification ESG executive steering group ESM electronic support measure FNC future naval capability FOC full operational capability FYDP future year defense program GCCS global command and control system GCCS(M) global command and control system (maritime) GCE ground combat element GOATS generic ocean array technology system GPS Global Positioning System GSORTS GCCS status of operational readiness and training systems HFS high-frequency sonar HWM high-water mark I&W indications and warning ICLZ initial craft landing zone ICWS integrated combat weapon system IDTL interdeployment training cycle IOC initial operational capability IR infrared ISLMM improved submarine-launched mobile mine ISR intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance IUSS integrated underwater surveillance system IWAR integrated warfare architecture JAG Judge Advocate General JCM joint countermine JCS Joint Chiefs of Staff JDAM joint direct attack munition JDAM-ER joint direct attack munition, extended range JFC joint force commander JLAN joint littoral awareness network JLOTS joint logistics over the shore JMCIS joint maritime command information system JOA joint operational area JSTARS joint surveillance and target attack radar system

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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces JTF joint task force L&R launch and recovery LCAC landing craft, air-cushioned LCS line charge system LDC linear demolition charge LDP littoral penetration point lidar laser imaging detection and ranging LIDAR light detecting and ranging LMRS long-term mine reconnaissance system LOD line of departure LOS line of sight LOTS logistics over the shore LPA littoral penetration area LPD amphibious transport dock LPH amphibious assault ship with helicopter LPI low probability of intercept LPP littoral penetration point LPS littoral penetration site LPZ littoral penetration zone LRS littoral remote sensing LSD landing ship, dock LSM littoral sea mine LSS littoral surveillance system M3 mainstreaming mine warfare implementation master plan MADOM magnetic acoustic detection of mines MAGTF Marine air-ground task force CMAS mission capability assessment system MCCDC Marine Corps Combat Development Command MCIA Marine Corps intelligence activity MCM mine countermeasures MCS mine control ship MCWL Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory MEB Marine expeditionary brigade MEDAL mine warfare environmental decision aids library MEF Marine expeditionary force METOC meteorology and oceanography MEU Marine expeditionary unit MHC mine-hunting, coastal (ship) MIFAC mobile integrated command facility MINWARCOM Mine Warfare Command

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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces MIREM mine warfare readiness and effectiveness measurement (program) MIWC mine warfare commander MMS marine mammal system MNS mine neutralization system MODS mine/obstacle defeat system MOP magnetic orange pipe MOU memorandum of understanding MPF maritime prepositioning force MSL minesweeping launch MWTC Mine Warfare Training Center NAVOCEANO Naval Oceanographic Office NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command MOMBO nonmine, minelike bottom object NSB Naval Studies Board NSFS naval surface fire support NSPG Navy Strategic Planning Group NSSN (new) nuclear-powered attack submarine NWDC Naval Warfare Development Command O&M operations and maintenance OASIS organic airborne and surface influence sweep OMFTS Operational Maneuver From the Sea ONR Office of Naval Research OPNAV Office of the Chief of Naval Operations ORD operational requirements document OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense OTH over the horizon PEO MUW Program Executive Office for Mine and Undersea Warfare PMAR primary mission area requirement POA&M plan of action and milestones PUMA precision underwater mapping R&D research and development RAMICS rapid airborne mine clearance system RDT&E research, development, testing, and evaluation RF radio frequency RLT regimental landing team RMA reliability, maintainability, availability RMS remote mine-hunting system ROE rules of engagement

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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces RSG readiness support group S&T science and technology SABRE shallow water assault breaching SAS synthetic aperture sonar SDV SEAL delivery vehicle SEAL sea-air-land team SHAREM ship ASW readiness and effectiveness measurement (program) SLEP service life extension plan SLMM submarine-launched mobile mine SLOC sea line(s) of communication SMCM surface mine countermeasures SORTS ship’s operational readiness training status SPAWAR Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SPIRNET secret Internet Protocol router network SSN nuclear-powered attack submarine STOM Ship to Objective Maneuver STOVL short takeoff and vertical landing SVP sound velocity profile SW shallow water SWATH small waterplane area twin hull SWDG Surface Warfare Development Group SZ surf zone TAD theater air defense TBMD theater ballistic missile defense TDD target detection device TEMP test and evaluation master plan TENCAP tactical exploitation of national capabilities TES tactical exploitation system TR tilt rod TRANSCOM U.S. Transportation Command TUAV tactical unmanned aerial vehicle UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UBA underwater breathing apparatus UMCM undersea mine countermeasures USMC U.S. Marine Corps UUV unmanned undersea vehicle VCNO Vice Chief of Naval Operations VDS variable depth sonar

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Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces VEMS versatile exercise mine system VERTREP vertical replenishment VSTOL vertical short takeoff and landing VTOL vertical takeoff and landing VSW very shallow water WC-TMD wind-corrected tactical munitions dispenser